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January 10, 2012
by Bruce
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Why Group Long Term Disability Rates are Increasing…

As private group benefit plans rates are increasing in some markets, we are seeing (at times) substantial rate increases in Long Term Disability. Below are some examples of why this is happening: The Long Term Disability market is experiencing a significant increase … Continue reading

January 10, 2012
by Bruce
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Health Coverage for Parent and Grandparent Super Visas

As you may have heard, on November 4 Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced phase 1 of an action plan for faster family reunification. Part of the plan includes a new Parent and Grandparent Super Visa. Designed to be issued quickly and … Continue reading

January 10, 2012
by Bruce
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Canadians financially unprepared for illness

How financially prepared are you for a serious illness? According to Sun Life’s Canadian Health Index, most of us are woefully unprepared. The survey found that nine out of 10 Canadians anticipate a negative financial impact if they were to … Continue reading

January 10, 2012
by Bruce
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Tailor Your Benefits to Attract Gen Y

If you’re looking to hire and retain generation Y workers, you might want to reconsider your benefits and communication plans. As more gen Ys (typically, those born after 1979) enter the workforce—and more baby boomers leave—employers will need to understand … Continue reading